An Academic, Dr Bright Archibong has described the ongoing attempt by Mr John Obot to break the Guinness World record for the longest read aloud as a reflection of the Akwa Ibom Spirit.
Dr Archibong made this known to pressmen, Friday at Watbridge Hotel, venue for the Readmania shortly after spending quality hours witnessing and supporting the efforts of the young Akwa Ibom man.
She noted that the attempt by the Akwa Ibom prodigy to break the Guinness World Record held by Kyrgyzstan’s Rysbai Isakov which stands at 124 hours is a reflection of the Akwa Ibom Spirit, and has further ‘dragged’ the entire World to the State and its potentials.
Archibong, Wife of the State Commissioner for Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs, Mr Frank Archibong while lauding the wife of the Governor, Pastor Mrs Patience Umo Eno for the moral support given to Mr Obot and for personally turning up to cheer him up, observed that the stamina and strength so far exhibited by Mr Obot is commendable and deserves the accolades he currently enjoys, saying that she is certain that the record seeking John Obot will scale through and make Nigerians and Akwa Ibomites proud.
John Obot seeks to break the current record and as well set a new record of 145 hours read aloud.